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Black Bear Brewery

19 Mill St Ste 4, Orono, ME 04473-4095
+1 207-889-9123
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Funky & Fun

Great beer made feet away from the bar! The tap room has a variety of beers and barley wine... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
via mobile

Nice selection of beers. Recommend by Orono brewery earth checking out I'll be back with my friend... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
via mobile
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Black Bear Brewery is Orono's family owned and operated microbrewery. We take pride in our hand-crafted beers, using the highest quality ingredients and the greatest care to bring you the finest products. Our tap room is open Monday thru Saturday pouring the beers we make fresh from the brewery. We have a diverse selection of seasonal and tap room releases with our distribution line of draft beers. Come down for a pint or take home a growler. Cheers!
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19 Mar 2017
“Funky & Fun”
10 Oct 2016
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19 Mill St Ste 4, Orono, ME 04473-4095
+1 207-889-9123
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Great beer made feet away from the bar! The tap room has a variety of beers and barley wine. Bring your own food and some friends for a good time.

Thank farahadd
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Nice selection of beers. Recommend by Orono brewery earth checking out I'll be back with my friend. Nice place.

Thank Chadwyck1
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Abe and Heather are really shaking up Orono. Thanks to them we have a first class little college town offering up a great threesome of places to eat and/or have a beer. Their latest addition is the Black Bear Brewery, within spitting distance of Woodmans...More

Thank Bret V
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Comfortable atmosphere, friendly service, excellent beers, all you can eat popcorn. Why wouldn't you spend an evening there?

Thank mim412
Reviewed 10 April 2015

stopped in for a paddle of 4 beers. All were good, especially the Tree Tugger. Staff was friendly and helpful. Atmosphere is a little weird. The area is large and there are a lot of random things in it. Would stop in again!

Thank MandeyM
Reviewed 14 October 2014 via mobile

We stopped in for a beer after dinner. The bartender said it was close to closing (9) but he could pour us each a pint. He asked what kind of beer we both liked and pointed us in the right direction. We both thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank 721Anonymous
Reviewed 20 September 2014

We stopped in at Black Bear as part of our Maine Brew Trail. Orono looked like a cute little college town. The students weren't back yet when we visited, so I imagine the brewery picks up quite a bit with school in full-swing. My husband...More

Thank Traci B
Reviewed 3 September 2013 via mobile

This is a bar No food available except on Wed. nights. The staff is very personable. Orono is a college town and this is the best great brews and interesting conversation. The decor is austere but made up by the beer. The selections change daily....More

Thank maxthelm
Reviewed 25 July 2013

We stopped by this local brewery last week. It was almost 100 degrees outside and a cold beer sounded like a good thing. We have consumed Black Bear brews in restaurants and decided to stop into their tasting room on our way home. What a...More

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 18 October 2012

Awesome place! Great fresh beer & terrific owner! You can buy pints, tastings & growlers to go. Just like "Cheers"......"everyone knows your name" there.......yummy popcorn......

2  Thank Ann N
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30 November 2016|
Response from Chadwyck1 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy a slice of pizza or you can have food delived